## Mathematics |

MATH-040: Number Sense, Computation, and Math Study Skills, Credits = 5Number Sense, Computation and Math Study Skills emphasizes reinforcement of the student's arithmetic background and its application to common mathematical tasks involving integers, fractions, and decimals. There will be dual emphasis on fortification of mental calculation power with minimum reliance on digital calculation and appropriate use of technology in computing. In addition to math skill content, students will be introduced to a variety of strategies designed to reduce math anxiety and improve student success. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-070A: Proportional Reasoning and Applications, Credits = 2.5 - 5Introduces students to beginning problems solving methods. Proportional reasoning and the use of appropriate formulae to model and solve problems is emphasized. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 40, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-072B: Pre-Algebra, Credits = 2.5 - 5Explores mathematical concepts that are foundational to success in algebra. Course will investigate properties of equality and examine how they can be used to solve linear equations in one variable and to solve a formula for a given variable. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 70A, appropriate placement score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-074C: Beginning Algebra I - Linear Equations, Credits = 2.5 - 5Introduction to modeling with linear equations in a variety of ways. Using applications, students will interpret two-variable linear equations and systems of equations. Course will demonstrate methods for solving systems of linear equations and methods for generating equations of lines. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 72B, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-076D: Beginning Algebra II - Polynomials and Quadratics, Credits = 2.5 - 5Introduces operations on and evaluation of polynomial expressions, expressions with integer exponents, expressions and equations involving square roots, and quadratic equations. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in Math 74C, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-078E: Intermediate Algebra, Credits = 2.5 - 5Exposes students to the concepts of functions, domain and range, and focuses on exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in Math 76D, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of Mathematics Department.MATH-080F: Advanced Topics in Intermediate Algebra, Credits = 2.5 - 5Techniques used to simplify rational and radical expressions and to solve rational and radical equations will be covered. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 78E, appropriate score on the placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-115: Finite Mathematics, Credits = 5Study of mathematical systems encountered in the work of behavioral, managerial, and social science students. Topics include systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrices, linear programming, introductory probability, mathematics of finance, and elementary Markov chains. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MATH 078E or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-220: Linear Algebra, Credits = 5Designed for students planning studies in mathematics, engineering, computer science, and physics. Topics include systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, vector spaces, linear transformations, orthogonality, and diagonalization. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in MATH& 153 or permission of the Mathematics Department.MATH-238: Differential Equations, Credits = 5First-order and higher-order differential equations, systems of linear differential equations, Laplace transforms, numerical methods, and qualitative analysis of ODE's will be discussed. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in MATH& 153 or permission of the Mathematics Department. |

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